Obituary – Keith Edmond Glading


Keith Edmond Glading

Point Roberts resident Keith Edmond Glading died February 20, 2022 at his home. He was 79-years-old.

Keith was born in Keyser, W. Virginia to Dr. Ralph and Thelma (Redden) Glading.

He graduated from Niles Township High School in Niles, Illinois and attended the Illinois Institute of Technology. The family moved to Longview, Washington in 1963. Keith joined the U.S. Navy in 1965 and served more than 20 years, retiring as a Command Master Chief. He received a degree in philosophy from the University of Victoria.

Keith is survived by his wife Kathy McDonald of Delta, B.C.; stepdaughters Josie Kozach of Delta, B.C. and Jenny Durrant of Gatineau, Q.C.; and his sister Karen (Mike) Barkstrom of Aberdeen, Washington.

He will be inurned on Monday, June 6, at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington.

Arrangements were made by Jerns Funeral Home in Bellingham.